Perhaps this year more than ever, moms deserve a special celebration for Mother's Day. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, a fancy Mother's Day brunch at a sit-down restaurant is out. Instead, we're bringing you details on takeout and delivery options you can enjoy at home from Westchester-area restaurants and bakeries. Below we've rounded up 11 spots serving everything from Mother's Day brunch to elegant teas, baked treats, and other goodies to make mom's day special.
Beyond a catered meal, families can enjoy a celebratory outing at one of these Westchester destinations that remain open. Be sure to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Add to this the return of Bicycle Sundays, and you've got yourself a day! But, because moms deserve to be honored the full 24 hours, we're keeping our Event Calendar populated with virtual happenings that families can enjoy together. We also encourage kids to craft a handmade card and offer it to mom, along with a big hug!
Read on for ways to order a feast fit for a queen. Whether you're an essential worker, homeschooling your kids, or any other kind of super mom, we know you deserve a special meal on Mother's Day. From all the moms at Mommy Poppins, we wish you a very happy Mother's Day!
Treat mom to tea time with a spread from Olivia's Cafe for Mother's Day.
Honor mom with a classic, elegant tea service. Olivia's Café provides the cuisine for you—tea sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, preserves, sweets, and tea—to arrange at home, so break out your fancy dishware. Alternatively, choose the Mother's Day breakfast package, which features continental-breakfast selections plus a choice of supplemental items. A separate Mother's Day dinner package includes a choice of entrees, appetizers, salads, and dessert selections, including the standout vanilla cupcakes with pink icing and "pearls." The first 10 people to place an order receive a mini bouquet. Order by Wednesday, May 6.
2. Apropos – Peekskill
Apropos is offering a hearty Mother's Day brunch menu, which includes a three-course meal for $36. Dine on a pair of salads and fresh fruit, a trio of entrées (osso bucco, grilled asparagus with Parmesan, and a frittata), plus a sweet tiramisu for $36 per person. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, May 5, and picked up on Saturday, May 9. Bloody mary mix or prosecco is available as an add-on.
For an international Mother's Day meal, consider this Indian takeout buffet. The menu features potato samosas, tandoori salmon bites, butter chicken, chickpea stew, creamy lamb korma, coconut shrimp curry, roasted pineapple lassi, nan, and more. All meals served family-style. Orders must be placed by Thursday, May 7.
Add a L'inizio's chocolate bread pudding to your Mother's Day brunch.
This à la carte Mother's Day brunch menu lets you pick and choose from a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts, allowing a customized meal for each family member. Selections include avocado toast, rigatoni carbonara, pancakes, French toast, bomboloni (cinnamon doughnuts), chocolate bread pudding, and more. Alternatively, order a family-style dinner with three or four courses, which both serve 4-6 people. Tack on an order of pink marshmallows or champagne truffles...or both. We know mom's worth it! Either option must be ordered by Wednesday, March 6.
For a Mother's Day with French flair, Estelle Gourmet offers a sophisticated menu with gougeres (savory puff pastry with cheese), poached salmon with dill sauce, coq au vin, scalloped potato gratin, roasted beef tenderloin with green peppercorn sauce, fig-honey-goat cheese mini-pizzas, and more. Fancy French dessert selections include chocolate mousse, strawberry tiramisu, and St. Honore, a cream-puff cake. Pre-order by Sunday, May 3.
This prix fixe menu features a choice of entrée (chateaubriand or salmon), two sides, and assorted pastries for dessert. Selections feed 4-6 people and cost $175 plus tax. Place your order by 5pm on Thursday, May 7, and pick it up on Sunday, May 10 between noon and 1pm.
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For a sweet touch, treat mom to a Mother's Day cupcake bouquet from Flowerbake.
Moms are sure to gasp at the beautifully executed "bouquet" of cupcakes adorned with assorted floral designs in elegant shades of mauve and ivory. A festive bow rounds out the charm.
8. Sambal - Irvington
Thai and Malaysian cuisine is showcased in an extensive family-style buffet to enjoy at home. Selections include soup, dumplings, fried rice, beef satay, stir-fried vegetables, pad Thai, Thai iced tea, mango mousse with berries, and more.
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Sweets by Cari offers Mother's Day treat. Order a DIY cookie kit to finish with mom.
Mom's sure to feel the love with these darling baked goods. Though rose cupcakes are also an option, the masterfully decorated cookies are loaded with charm and whimsy. We love the mama bear cookie set, the bear-hug cookies, the edible tulip bouquet, and the elegant corsage cookies. For a DIY alternative, purchase a cookie-decorating set that includes unadorned cookies, piping bags pre-filled with colorful frosting, and sprinkles. Act fast: Orders must be placed by Monday, April 27, to ensure holiday delivery.
The flexibility of this catering menu is a good pick for families who want variety. Depending on the item, orders may be placed by the tray, the pint, or the portion. The diverse selections include favorites like ravioli, lasagna, and garlic mashed potatoes, as well as crabmeat-stuffed shrimp, duck confit empanadas, Dijon grilled salmon, and much more. Order by Thursday, May 8.
This catering service is offering two prix fixe menus for in-home Mother's Day dining. Each includes two appetizers, two entrees, four sides, and three desserts. Prices are the same for both, starting at $95 for a family of four. Added perks include a bloody mary service for two in a Mason jar and a Mother's Day bouquet.
Bonus: While not available as of this writing, La Panetiere in Rye, Trattoria Vivolo in Harrison, Chantilly Patisserie in Bronxville, and Ibiza Kitchen in Chappaqua are developing Mother's Day menus. Check directly with these establishments for further details.
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